Westside/Dist 66 Homes for Sale
Locally known as District 66, Westside is a wonderful Omaha community of just over 2,400 residents. This neighborhood is made up of established neighborhoods full of beautiful homes and the exceptional public schools of Westside Community Schools. Westside real estate includes plenty of well-cared for houses, from upscale luxury homes to quaint bungalows, all within a short distance to any of the district’s exceptional schools. Homes for sale in District 66 are found on large lots and boast great curb appeal with beautiful landscaping and mature trees.
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Westside – District 66 Homes
The Westside area or District 66 typically refers to the school district serving over 6000 students and 14 schools with 10 elementary schools, a middle school, and a senior high school focusing on career and educational services. But this area is also a neighborhood as well.
The boundaries for the Westside include Interstate 680, Interstate 80, 72nd St., and Pacific Street. It's bordered by Oakdale, Regency Homes, Indian Hills Village, Old Loveland, South Central Omaha, and Paddock Road. It also includes Sleepy Hollow Golf Club. A majority of services and amenities are found on W. Center St., just south of the Westside area. You'll also find the CHI Health Creighton University Medical Hospital, and services along 72nd St.
residents also have amenities such as shopping and recreation, close access to the Westroads Mall, Roberts Park and Brookside Park.
Typically within this neighborhood are approximately 100 homes for sale at any given time. These properties range from $200,000 to over $2 million based on size, condition, and amenities. You'll find a variety of home styles and designs from simple, single-family homes, ranch-style starter homes, try levels, and luxury estates. There truly is a wealth of home designs and prices within this district.
Westside, synonymous with District 66, is a great community to consider if you have school-aged children. District 66 is centrally located in the middle of Omaha, between the Omaha and Millard Public School Districts, and oversees the education of over 6,000 students from elementary school to middle school and high school. Thanks to a combination of exceptionally qualified and talented teachers plus innovative programs, District 66 has had a reputation for being one of the country’s best school districts for over 60 years. With a variety of fabulous neighborhoods to choose from, it’s easy to see why Westside – District 66 homes are so highly coveted.
In 2009, District 66 broke records for their reading and math sections of the SAT. This has solidified them as one of the top school districts in the country.
WESTSIDE – DISTRICT 66 REAL ESTATE’S GREAT LOCATION IN OMAHA
Not only are homes in Westside within the Westside Community Schools District, but they’re also found near other great community amenities. Residents are located centrally, close to hospitals, the University of Nebraska at Omaha and also the Countryside Village shopping district, with plenty of shops, services and restaurants.
The school district receives excellent scores for teachers, clubs and activities, academics, diversity, and preparation for college. There's a 14 to 1 student-teacher ratio but don't take my word for it, here's what others say about this school district.
"Currently a high school senior. Love the scheduling system and the amount of freedom entrusted in us. Have a great group of friends, plenty of sports and extracurriculars to participate in. Teachers are more than willing to help if you ask, especially if you pay attention in class and put in the effort. Couldn't ask for more!"Niche.com
You can see why this is one of the more highly desirable neighborhoods in Omaha. Feel free to browse listings above or contact our office to schedule a showing, a virtual tour, or for more details on any listing you find in the Westside/District 66 community.